Title: Bereavement Coordinator
Salary: AFC Band 6
Hours/Contract: Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Marie Curie Edinburgh Hospice
Closing date: 30th January 2022
Interview date: 10th & 11th February 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced dynamic health or social care professional from a relevant discipline (counselling, social work, chaplaincy, psychology, nursing, AHP), with counselling experience, a counselling diploma and either accredited or working towards BACP, to lead and co-ordinate our bereavement services at the Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh.
If you are an excellent communicator, with a relevant degree and counselling qualifications, and are passionate about delivering and developing bereavement care for adults, families and children, we would love to hear from you.
What we are looking for:
- Counselling/ psychotherapy qualification to a minimum of Diploma level
- Experience of working within a context of bereavement and loss
- Knowledge of responsibilities under safeguarding legalisation
- Ability to co-ordinate service and implement change
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory PVG criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.